Associations in the Greco-Roman World (AGRW)

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Grave of an Association-Member Prepared by the Association (156 CE) Saittai - Lydia

Saittai (Lydia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), 156/157 CE
SEG 29 (1979), no. 1185 = Bakir-Barthel and Müller 1979, 167 (no. 27) = PHI 277071 = AGRW ID# 2020


Plaque of white marble (83cm x 26.5-40 x 6).

Year 241 of the Sullan era, fifth of the month of Panemos.  The association (symbiōsis) honoured its own association–member (symbiōtēs), Karpos son of Apollonios, who lived 25 years.

Translation by: Harland

ἔτ(ους) σμαʹ, μη(νὸς) Πανήμου εʹ, ǀ Κάρπον Ἀπολλωνίǀου ἡ συμβίωσις τὸν ǀ ἴδιον συμβιωτὴν ἐǀǀτείμησαν ζήσανǀτα ἔτη κεʹ.

Item added: June 19, 2012
Item modified: December 3, 2015
ID number: 2020
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